Exhibitions

Italian fashion and glamour celebrated in new exhibition

Showing stars such as Sophia Loren, Bridget Bardot and Audrey Hepburn wearing Italian designs, it has been put together by Scottish photographer Rankin and Italian fashion writer Anna Battista. The 50 pictures have been taken from collections all over the world and brought together to show Italian style and grace on film. Italian fashion and … Continue reading

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Publication CFP: The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-­1950 Series Editor: Michael Yonan University of Missouri The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700­1950, provides a forum for the broad study of object acquisition and collecting practices in their global dimensions from the eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. … Continue reading

Exhibitions

Exhibition: Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine

Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine Nov 17 through Apr 18 (ENDS TODAY) Exploring New York City from the mid-1940s until the early 1960s, the exhibition Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine accompanies the publication of the first-ever book devoted to the museum’s extraordinary LOOK photography collection. To LOOK’s editors and … Continue reading

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CFP: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian. Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture

International Conference, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 8-10 April 2010 keynote speakers: Prof Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary University of London), Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University), Prof Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford) The notion of the Neo-Victorian has become an increasingly common denominator for cultural products re-iterating Victorian culture. Sometimes a critical engagement but equally often a … Continue reading